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Looking for IT (Information Technology) Volunteers

Organization: Abbeyfield Houses Society - Ottawa

Commitment: Long term 6 months to a year

Availability: Weekends; Flexible; Evenings; Days

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 2

Location: Ottawa - Central

Deadline: Mar 31, 2018


Information Management/Information Technology (IMIT) Volunteers Needed
Are you a student, retired or working individual looking for an exciting volunteer opportunity?
Abbeyfield Houses Society of Ottawa is a not-for-profit seniors’ residence affiliated with Abbeyfield International, with 1,100 houses in 25 countries worldwide. We have openings for Information Management/Information technology volunteers to assist with the implementation, maintenance and ongoing operations of our IT infrastructure and software.
Reporting to the Director of IT, you will be responsible for various IMIT tasks, will learn on-the-job and will gain IT technical and management experience in areas such as:
• deployment, monitoring, maintenance, and support of all IT systems, including PCs, telephones, peripherals and cloud services such as Google G Suite;
• scheduling and execution of maintenance and routine tasks, updates, and upgrades;
• managing staff and volunteer system accounts;
• monitoring, diagnosing and solving software or hardware failures.
The ideal candidate could be:
- a student enrolled in a computer training program looking for practical experience and a professional reference for future employment in the IMIT industry;
- an individual currently working in, or retired from an IMIT environment who wishes to give back to the community through volunteering.
If you or anyone in your domain of contacts would be interested in this volunteer opportunity, please send us a note to (xxx@ yyy) and we will send a more detailed job description.
In the interim here is some background reading on our organization: http://www.abbeyfieldottawa.ca
Much appreciated if you would consider joining us as we could really use your help and expertise! Thank you for reading.


Danny Starr



Volunteer Opportunity Address
425 Parkdale


Good for people interested in: Information Technology

You will be working with: Seniors

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
get experience in the field

How will the organization benefit?
work with experienced IT professionals

Organization category: Health

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 1 week

This position would be great for - New Canadians; Seniors; Youth 16-24; Persons with a disability

Vulnerable sector check required: Yes

This position can accommodate persons with a disability: Yes

Suitable for community service hours: Yes

Police record check required: Yes